Chandni (1989)

Director
Yash Chopra

Main cast
Vinod Khanna; Rishi Kapoor; Sridevi Kapoor; Waheeda Rehman; Sushma Seth

Genres
Drama, Romance, Foreign

Description
Chandni was a blockbuster in 1989 and is one of the most successful films of Indian cinema. The huge profits of this musical brought an end to director Yash Chopra's lean phase. The platinum success of its music was instrumental in ending the era of violence in Bollywood and bringing back music into Hindi films. The film reaffirmed Sridevi's position as the top female star of the Eighties.


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